HC Deb 26 November 1958 vol 596 cc39-40W
44. Mr. Timmons

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will consider arranging a joint meeting of employers and trade unions to consider increasing the number of apprenticeships in the building and engineering industry.

Mr. Wood

No. It is for each individual industry itself to determine its future intake of apprentices, but I hope that, as recommended by the Report "Training for Skill", industries will consider the need to take advantage of the increasing number of school leavers in the next few years.

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